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I have a dark blue-purple spot on part of my anus and it doesn't bother me at all, but I just don't understand what it is.

I have a dark blue-purple spot on part of my anus and it doesn't bother me at all, but I just don't understand what it is.

May be small blood : Maybe a small blood vessel dilation. And the location it could be related to hemorrhoid or could be a small hemangioma.You need to see your physician to get it clarified ...Read more

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Noticed a purple spot on my foreskin this morning. Bout the size of a quarter. On the outside and on top. Just wondering what it might be?

Noticed a purple spot on my foreskin this morning.  Bout the size of a quarter. On the outside and on top.  Just wondering what it might be?

Purple spot: It sounds like a possible bruise. See your doctor or send a picture. If you have any other spots or bleeding be seen. All the best. ...Read more

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Theres an upraised bump on my back, it's round and has turned to a dark purple color. It has appeared in the same spot and disappears. what is it?

Theres an upraised bump on my back, it's round and has turned to a dark purple color. It has appeared in the same spot and disappears.  what is it?

Can't tell for sure.: Bumps can be lots of things. It's hard to say without seeing it. It may be a cyst, or clogged oil gland. Any new bump should be checked by a doc, though. If pain, fever, increased redness, warmth, get checked asap. ...Read more

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Brownish purple spot on tongue, should I be concerned?

Brownish purple spot on tongue, should I be concerned?

Probably Not: It is most likely normal, but see your dentist to be sure. ...Read more

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What would a purple spot on my lip be?

What would a purple spot on my lip be?

Lip lesion: Typically these are small hemangiomas, benign collections of blood vessels. ...Read more

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I have a purple spot on my breast for weeks ?

I have a purple spot on my breast for weeks ?

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Purple mark after squeezing spot. What could it be?

Purple mark after squeezing spot. What could it be?

Pinching a sore: Most mothers would tell you not to pinch or pick at lumps, bumps and sores.

This sounds like you have bruised the tissue around the spot and this may prolong the healing of the sore.

If it grows, becomes more painful or does not heal you will need to be seen. ...Read more

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What can cause a purple spot on my face?

What can cause a purple spot on my face?

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a purple spot under my scab?

Is it normal to have a purple spot under my scab?

Can be: This may represent traumatic staining of the skin called purpura. See your doctor if the skin doesn't heal normally after the scab is gone and the skin healed. ...Read more

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I have a large purple spot in the centre of my toungue. It is painless and not raised?

I have a large purple spot in the centre of my toungue. It is painless and not raised?

Watch and wait: Could it be that it is normal area of the tongue? I trust that you are keeping up with your oral hygiene. If there are no symptoms, you may watch and wait. If it bleeds, ulcerates, swells or becomes painful, see a doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I have a dark, purple spot-type thing on my groin area and it is causing some discomfort.

I have a dark, purple spot-type thing on my groin area and it is causing some discomfort.

Exam needed: The description is nonspecific and a physician will need to examine you in order to advise you about the nature of this lesion. ...Read more

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Slightly raised spot was bright red with a kinda purple center to pinkish brown with a darker center no itch no pain what could it be?

Slightly raised spot was bright red with a kinda purple center to pinkish brown with a darker center no itch no pain what could it be?

See doctor: Without actually seeing the spot, it is hard to make a diagnosis. Get in to see your doctor asap. From there, he/she can make recommendations and/or referal to dermatologist. A biopsy would help. ...Read more

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I have a light purple spot on my finger that hurts when i touch it, this is the second time this has happened, it fades away slowly. What is it?

I have a light purple spot on my finger that hurts when i touch it, this is the second time this has happened, it fades away slowly. What is it?

Vessel: This suggests a blood vessel since it fades. Since it is tender your physician will have to evaluate what type of vessel is involved and why it is tender. ...Read more

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I was bitten by 3-4 ants on Nov. 7, and the spot swelled up that Sunday morning and is still swollen today, it's turning pinkish purple, what do I do?

Not much: This is a toxic reaction to ant saliva and it will resolve. Perhaps applying cold compress or a dab of otc hydrocortisone will help. If redness begins enlarging or pain worsens, then an antibiotic is indicated. ...Read more

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Cause of purple spot on penis?

Cause of purple spot on  penis?

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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My baby has purple spot on his tongue what could it be?

My baby has purple spot on his tongue what could it be?

A few things: It could be a blood vessel, a small blood clot, benign blood growth or something else. Have your pediatrician or pedodontist take a look at it so you will know exactly what it is. ...Read more

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I have a purple spot on my tongue. What could it be? Is it harmful?

I have a purple spot on my tongue. What could it be? Is it harmful?

May be not: purple spot on tongue is harmless in most cases. It can be developmental, staining due to some dye, tongue piercing or because of injury while biting.
if it is persisting for more than a month, please visit a dentist ...Read more

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I have a small purple spot near my penis?

I have a small purple spot near my penis?

Need more info...: At which part of penis? At penile erection or flaccidity? Having any associated symptoms? How long it has been? ... More? So, follow instructions/steps described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby it is very likely to find out what it may be so its right care could be provided. Clinically, something purple would lead one to conjecture it could be a blood vessel-related lesion... ...Read more

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I have a purple spot on my left tonsil. What is it?

I have a purple spot on my left tonsil. What is it?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. You may watch and wait. If the spot more than doubles in size, ulcerates, bleeds, other spots develop, you have enlarged glands in the neck, develop fever or lose weight, see a doctor.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Black/purple spot on the tip of my penis. What could this be?

Black/purple spot on the tip of my penis. What could this be?

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Why do I have a bluish-purple spot on the bottom of my tongue?

Why do I have a bluish-purple spot on the bottom of my tongue?

See image: If the blue spot is like the one circled in white, that is a vein, the sublingual vein. There are 2, one on left & one on right of underside of tongue. If the spot u mention is different, see fp or ENT to have it checked out. ...Read more

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Have a dime size purple spot on my left thumb. Should I worry?

Have a dime size purple spot on my left thumb.  Should I worry?

Get checked: I assume this spot is not a bruise from a known incident. Spontaneous and unusual markings on the skin should be examined, preferably by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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A purple spot just above the knee & its size is increasing day by day.. whats its mean..??

A purple spot just above the knee & its size is increasing day by day.. whats its mean..??

Needs to be checked: It is hard for us to tell you what it may be without more information and visual examination
Since it is increasing in size I suggest have it checked by your Doctor
It may be a resolving hematoma(collection of clotted blood) or a bite by an insect or something else or an infection ...Read more

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I notice that my husband has a small purple spot on his earlobe. Should this be of concern........or is it a hickey. ?

I notice that my husband has a small purple spot on his earlobe. Should this be of concern........or is it a hickey. ?

Purple spot: if it is a single small purple spot it is likely a type of benign nevus or hemangioma. A hickey would generally be at least 2-3 cm in diameter, and that is not "small" by dermatologic standards. if it gets larger, changes colors, etc, it should be examined and possibly biopsied by a physician. ...Read more